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ManFromNapa
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:34 pm    Post subject: Adjustable Beam and Flipped Spindles Reply with quote

I'm going to put an adjustable bean on the front of my bus. I don't want to lower too much. The front end is just a little high. On the back I have adjustable spring plates.

If I install flipped spindles, will I be able to use the beam to raise to stock height? Or near to it?
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:02 am    Post subject: Re: Adjustable Beam and Flipped Spindles Reply with quote

Depends how the beam is built The highest setting on my Wagenswest beam is close to stock height. Flipped spindles are 3 inches lower than stock. I would go with just an adjustable beam if you want to lower it less than 3 inches.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:42 am    Post subject: Re: Adjustable Beam and Flipped Spindles Reply with quote

How much are you planning on lowering it? And , are you running adjustable spring plates on reduction boxes in the rear?
My opinion is that if you have reduction boxes, don't flip the spindles. Keep it all running where it should be. Adjust the rear to have 0 camber and set the front to match that ride height.
Once you start to lower, it's a slippery slope which the next step is 3 1/2" down. Which is fine too. You just have to decide if you're going to listen to the Angel or the Devil on your shoulder.

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